Crowd in stands, for the 1929 Cleveland Air Races, watch as formations of U.S. Army airplanes put on a show for them. Charles A. Lindbergh, seated in the stands, looks through binoculars. Army planes spell out their initials in formation. Various flying formations of Army airplanes. A flight of three Army biplanes performs a loop in formation.
City of Cleveland in Ohio United States. Major productions are iron and steel. Elevated views from a tall building looking out over the city center buildings and streets below. Euclid Avenue Street, one of the famous streets. View of Sailors and Soldiers Monument in Cleveland Public Square, fountain, pedestrians walking in Cleveland, and streetcars on busy streets. Slate notes that the Cleveland street railway systems have attracted nationwide attention for their fixed 3 cent rate of fair, as long as the returns permit a 6% dividend upon an arbitrated valuation of the railway properties. Statue of founder General Moses Cleveland in the center of the city.
Roy Mitchell and Byron Newcomb set a new flight endurance record in Cleveland. Monoplane on ramp. Huge crowd near the plane. A blimp and plane overhead. Two Stinson Detroiters in flight to flight refueling. Aerial view of the city. Roy Mitchell and Byron Newcomb at Cleveland airport. They are greeted by other men at the airport.
The work of black American civil rights leaders in the United States. Mayor Carl Burton Stokes, political leader in Cleveland, along with other officials at a formal gathering where former General Benjamin O. Davis Jr. takes oath of service as Public Safety Director and assumes duties in Cleveland. A board in the background reads 'City Of Cleveland'. Black and white police officers take oath of service. Carl Burton Stokes speaks to the people of Cleveland Ohio on snowy ground about a new hospital or hospital addition, and then sits in a moving bulldozer with a nurse and the machine operator.
State Capitol building in Ohio United States. Views of downtown Columbus, the state capital. People walking in the State University campus. Crowd of city people in the Ohio stadium. Ohio State Fair scenes. 'Ohio Welcomes You-ENTRANCE' seen on the gates of the State Fair. Men grooming a cow. City of Cleveland and buildings seen by Lake Erie. Rail terminal, train, busy downtown streets. People getting onto trains. Iron ore port is seen. Lake freighter coming to the port. Huge cranes loading raw materials in freighter. Birth place of Thomas A Edison, inventor of electric light bulb. Man in lighting institute shows working of light bulbs. World's smallest bulb at the tip of thin stick. Memorial to Wilbur and Orville Wright brothers,inventors of the first powered heavier- than- air aircraft.. Air planes flying during the Cleveland Air Races annual sky carnival. A formation of Air Force Boeing B-29 superfortress bombers flies overhead. Other U.S. Air Force aircraft fly past, including one jet aircraft that flies low and fast over the assembly. On the ground, a Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" bomber is on static display.
The opening day of the 1929 baseball season in Detroit, Michigan. View of the large crowd in the stands at Navin Field. Ford Model A car parked by the stands inside the stadium. Detroit Tigers part-owner Walter Briggs talks to Tigers manager Bucky Harris on radio station WWJ. Henry Ford shakes hands with Harris and speaks into the microphone. Briggs and a Detroit player beside the Ford. A band, Tiger players, and the opposing Cleveland Indians march around the stadium. Ford and Briggs talking in the stands. Fords holds baseball, throws it out to unseen player on the field. The men talk and smile. Harris outside the dugout. Two other players sit inside the dugout. Several Detroit players stand just outside the dugout.